Top Ten Green Apps
Want to find better ways to become green this fall? Well, we've compiled a list of the top ten green apps currently in the market to help! From finding help with your shopping list to figuring out where to recycle, this group of apps will send you on your way to living a more eco-friendly life!
This handy app gives everyday shoppers a new edge in becoming eco-friendly! Featuring a database of over 30,000 products, GoodGuide identifies a product from its bar code and gives it a rating based on the product´s overall health and commitment to sustainability.
This neat app allows you to make healthier food choices! Just scan the product and a concise and straightforward summary will come up, giving you the nutritional values as well as an overall healthy rating and a list of seven things you should know about the product.
Get the app: http://www.fooducate.com/
If you want to find out what vegetables you can plant today, iGrowIt can help! It will provide you with all the information you need to know about how to plant vegetables from beginning to end and which ones you can plant right now.
Seasons is a great app that let´s you know what fruits and vegetables are currently in season. It also has GPS enabled software that tracks down local farmer´s markets to help you find healthier options to eat, whether you´re staying at home or on the go!
Get the app: http://www.seasonsapp.com/
iRecycle will help you find the nearest recycling center that will suit your needs. It allows you to categorize the material you need to recycle and finds the adequate center for it, making sure your trip isn´t wasted. It also provides driving directions to the centers and shows their hours of operation.
Is your mailbox often cluttered with junk mail that you have to throw out? If so, Paperkarma is right for you! All you have to do is just simply take a picture of the unwanted mail and send it to the app. Paperkarma will then find the company´s name from the image and unsubscribe you from the mailing list!
Get the app: https://www.paperkarma.com/
Want to know about how much pollution is currently entering your body? This app will let you know. It allows you to find the current sources of pollution near you. It also lets you switch over to different forms of pollution and see where they are located on a map!
This app will calculate your car´s power and fuel usage to evaluate the efficiency of your driving. It will help you reduce your environmental impact by teaching you about finding the most efficient cruising speed.
This ingenious app can calculate the amount of energy your home uses as well as help you cut back by making changes that will help you use less energy. It will also provide you with yearly cost and CO2 emission estimates to see how much you money and energy you save in the long run.
This app lets you manage your home from afar. Users turn their cell phones into super-controls, having the ability to regulate how much energy is used in their homes. You can adjust the temperature, turn lights on and off, and even take a peek at your security cameras: all from the comfort of your phone.
Get the app: http://www.control4.com/products/app